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Maldivians vote in historic referendum
Male, Aug 18 (IANS) Maldivians voted Saturday in a historic referendum to decide whether the Indian Ocean archipelago should go in for a Westminster-style multi-party democracy or a presidential system of government.

Saturday, August 18, 2007 4:08:03 PM

Maldives first South Asian nation to issue e-passports
Male/New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Maldives has become the first South Asian nation to issue for its citizens e-passports, compliant with International Civil Aviation Organization specifications.

Friday, August 17, 2007 4:25:32 PM

Historic referendum in Maldives on Saturday
Male, Aug 17 (IANS) In a historic referendum Saturday, Maldivians will vote to decide whether they want to go for Westminster-style parliamentary democracy or a presidential form of government.

Friday, August 17, 2007 2:54:00 PM

Red Crescent, UNDP sign MoU for social centre in Maldives
Male, July 11 (IANS) The United Arab Emirate Red Crescent Authority (RCA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Wednesday for building a social centre for fishermen in the island of Male in the Maldives, WAM news agency reported.

Wednesday, July 11, 2007 7:23:47 PM

Maldives to choose government system Aug 18
Male, July 10 (IANS) The Maldives will hold a referendum Aug 18 to decide if the country is to run by a presidential or parliamentary system of government.

Tuesday, July 10, 2007 6:04:57 PM

Top EU official lauds Gayoom for reforms in Maldives
Male, May 3 (IANS) As Maldives braces for multi-party elections next year, European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso has lauded President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom for taking 'significant steps' towards establishing a 'liberal and democratic system' in the Indian Ocean island nation.

Thursday, May 3, 2007 5:39:04 PM

Maldives asks citizens to reject calls for violence
Male, Nov 4 (IANS) The Maldivian government Saturday urged its people to reject calls for violent action by the chief opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) in its bid to overthrow the regime of President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom.

Saturday, November 4, 2006 5:13:46 PM

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